Product Code:
390601 (Softbound)
978-1-933653-90-7 (Softbound)
Age Focus: 3-5
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Preschoolers need a strong educational foundation for kindergarten and beyond. Lessons for Literacy is a comprehensive program to promote positive literacy development using developmentally appropriate activities to help educators identify, assess, and facilitate the development of preschoolers' early literacy skills.

This successful preschool program includes

  • Tested techniques and tools to document children's progress including pre-assessment checklists, individual and group profiles, and periodic assessment forms to analyze children's growth and areas that may need support
  • Easy-to-implement activities to help preschoolers develop literacy skills including letter/number/word recognition, increased vocabulary, writing, counting, and more
  • Effective “classroom essentials” that support literacy throughout the day
  • Purposeful classroom musical experiences that promote language development
  • Strategies to connect with and involve families

Read a sample chapter and the table of contents from this book!

164 pages

About Harlan And Ruth Hansen, PhD

Harlan S. Hansen, PhD, is a professor emeritus of early childhood education and elementary school classroom management and discipline at the University of Minnesota. Ruth M. Hansen, PhD, was the director of curriculum and staff development for the St. Louis Park School District in Minnesota. Harlan and Ruth, both former preschool teachers, are board members of the Naples Alliance for Children in more..